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The percentages of last week's new municipal bond offerings that have been bought from the underwriters, according to the Bond Buyer newspaper.
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The dollar amount of new issues of bonds that underwriters have placed with investors, expressed as a percentage of all new issues. The placement ratio is published in Bond Buyer. Only new issues worth more than $1 million are included in the calculation. This can be used as an indicator of the state of the bond market.
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The percentage of municipal bonds brought to market during the past week that have been sold by underwriters. Only issues greater or equal to $1 million are included in this calculation published by the Bond Buyer.
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